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    Look! My Spine! RubenX's Avatar
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    The dinner at the office event (Rant)

    This is the 3rd time this happens. I get a call from another department "hey, tell your guys we have food overhere... we are celebrating (whatever) and there's enough here for everybody". So we get up, get overthere, zeroed on the food, and as soon as we are taking the plate, this lady looks at us and says out loud "since we are celebrating John Dow's (whatever), let's let him pick up his food first". This make us look like gredy lets-eat-free freeloaders.

    Now we are mad, we don't eat anything and we are ordering lotsa a pizza. We don't need handouts from anybody, we went because we were invited. We usually take the food and come back to our area because we do have work to do and can't spend to much time socializing. We can pay for our food.

    Like I said, this is the 3rd time we get the same number, same lady every time.

    From now on, invitations to this kind of gatherings will be ignored by our department. Thanks for the free-food offerings, but honestly and respectfully, you can shove it.

    /rant=off

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    Lol. So you and the guys from your dept were the first ones to dig in?

    You go, boyfriend!!
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    Look! My Spine! RubenX's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Lol. So you and the guys from your dept were the first ones to dig in?

    You go, boyfriend!!
    Yes, that was the fatal mistake that sealed our doom.

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    Hee hee!! Guys will be guys, is what I say. *shrugs*
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    Look! My Spine! RubenX's Avatar
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    Our department pizzas have arrived. We call the other team and offer to share our pizzas. They are already full and didn't came. Too bad, we wanted to tell them:

    "Go ahead, dig in. We haven't started yet, but we really don't mind about those stupid protocols and stuff. Dig in, take all you want."

    Maybe some other time...

    PS: You won't believe how mad we are about this stupid incident, even tho we know it is very stupid.

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    Dude just take the free food. Its free food.
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    I would go back and take her Stapler.
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    Does the loud mouth girl clock in at around 275 lbs, by chance? You may be in dangerous territory there, messin' with her next meal like that.
    “Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they've been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It's an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It's a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.”
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spreggy View Post
    Does the loud mouth girl clock in at around 275 lbs, by chance? You may be in dangerous territory there, messin' with her next meal like that.
    As a matter of fact she is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I would go back and take her Stapler.
    Then staple her lower lip to her forehead.
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    Errr... staple her stomach, you mean.
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    Superglue her stapler so it never works again.

    I'd say staple her lower lip to her forehead but SOMEONE beat me to it.

    ( or superglue her phone to it's cradle )

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    Say "Oh, I'm sorry, we were just invited and not told the details. Due to time constraints, we don't have the time to wait."

    Then take all the food. All.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Then staple her lower lip to her forehead.
    Note to self... do not piss off Siu.

    Ever.

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    We get the same thing at our job too. It's not like we're barging in to bogart the luncheon/party. We wait until everybody had their fill then we "scavange" the leftovers. Heck! You can't deny anybody scavanging rights! Even the lions and bears leave something for the vultures and jackals. But there's always somebody telling us to wait and asking if everybody had a plate before the food dissappears. Now when we have office luncheons we don't tell anybody, except employees who used to work in our department. They can bring any friends but that's it.
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    i had to deal with that BS too, we had our own events and never told the office about it
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I would go back and take her Stapler.
    More like the other way around. She is going to take his stapler. He just got Milton'ized
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